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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

May 21, 2013

Northwest governors face Keystone-like conundrum over export terminals

Manuel Quinones, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-05-21 11:59:04

Like President Obama, the Democratic governors of Oregon and Washington, John Kitzhaber and Jay Inslee, are committed warriors in the fight against climate change. But also like the president and the dilemma he faces over the Keystone XL oil pipeline, both chief executives have yet to take a firm stance for or against what environmentalists see as a key threat to global climate — increased coal exports from the United States to energy-hungry markets in Asia. [ read more … ]

Gov. Heineman: Wait on wind power legislation

By KEVIN O’HANLON / Lincoln Journal Star  •    •  Posted 2013-05-21 11:59:22

As debate looms on legislation that could lead to Nebraska getting a $300 million wind farm, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman reiterated his opposition Monday to the tax breaks that could pave the way for the project.
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